Product Comparison: Domke F-5XA vs Domke F-5XB

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General Specifications
About the Product
The Domke F-5XA Shoulder/Belt Bag, Small can be used as a camera bag—or remove the Gripper shoulder strap and thread a belt through for an instant waist/Hip pack. The bag can hold cameras, lenses, cell phone, MP3 player and accessories.
The fabric produces a unique distressed and weathered look right from the start. The RuggedWear classic bags feature high-quality, weather-tough, durable cotton canvas that is treated with special non-solvent, environmentally friendly waxes to afford the fabric a lifelong resistance to inclement weather.
Key Specs
Compartment Types
Camera compartment, Accessories compartment, Memory Card Pockets, Personal items compartments, Batteries compartment
Camera compartment, Memory Card Pockets, Accessories compartment, Personal items compartments, Batteries compartment
Crossbody bag
Crossbody bag
Exterior Material
Canvas / Nylon
Canvas / Nylon
Interior Material
Foam / Nylon / Polyethylene / Polyurethane
Foam / Nylon / Polyethylene / Polyurethane
Number Of Compartments
What customers say about "Key Specs"
Domke F-5XA Small Shoulder Bag
  • Domke makes some impressive and quality bags.
  • The construction of the bag is outstanding.
  • Great quality and appearance!
  • The two pockets on the outside are almost useless as things tend to fall out from them.
  • The top opening of the bag is small and it can be a little harder than necessary to get the camera in and out, even if the zipper is fully opened.
Domke F-5XB Camera Bag
  • The waxed cotton canvas is super tough and water resistant.
  • Two removable/adjustable inserts allow for multiple compartment configurations.
  • Great color and texture - nice material, heavy duty and well padded.
  • The zippers feel incredibly well-constructed.
  • Lots of room for my mirrorless fuji and 4 lenses with other small necessities strap is actually non slip!
Size & Weight
8 in.
7.2 in.
8 in.
10 in.
4.5 in.
4.5 in.
1 lbs.
1 lbs.
What customers say about "Size & Weight"
Domke F-5XA Small Shoulder Bag
  • Very small and convenient. Highly recommended for traveling light.
  • The perfect size for carrying either my Canon Rebel with extra battery charger and memory cards, etc.
  • This bag is a nice size.
  • This lightweight bag is tiny, comfortably holding just my Olympus E-PL3 with a lens mounted, plus one additional lens.
  • Perfect size for an OMD EM5 with a lens and two extra batteries.
Domke F-5XB Camera Bag
  • This is a great little bag.
  • It's a great all around bag, very handy size for me.
  • This F-5XB is a great smaller size bag when you only need a body and extra lens.
  • I love this bag. Classy construction. Great size.
  • This is a wonderful bag. Amazing weight.
Internal Padding
Fully Padded
Fully Padded
YKK locking zippers
YKK locking zippers
What customers say about "Protection"
Domke F-5XA Small Shoulder Bag
  • Perfect bag for my needs, very sturdy. Pleased with my purchase.
  • Looks cool, feel sturdy.
  • I like that the main compartment zips closed.
  • Very well built. Great protection.
  • Well constructed and nice looking.
Domke F-5XB Camera Bag
  • The zipper is chunky and the whole thing feels well made and like it'll last for decades.
  • The bag feels sturdy. Great protection.
  • The velcro is very strong, enough that the zipper can stay open and the bag can be be shut well with the flap/velcro.
  • Good zipper on it, very heavy duty but smooth to operate.
  • The shoulder strap is sturdy and adjustable. The interior is great. Good protection.
Padded Straps
Removable Inserts
Water Bottle Holder
Airline Storage, Machine Washable, Superior carrying comfort
Superior carrying comfort, Machine Washable, Non-slip Gripper strap, Lightweight design
What customers say about "Features"
Domke F-5XA Small Shoulder Bag
  • The material of the bag, the strap, mounting hardware, zipper and velcro are very strong, of high quality and will no doubt last a very long time.
  • The bag has a belt loop at the back that is very useful to strap it to a backpack for hiking.
  • Classic and well designed camera bag.
  • The velcro is loud, definitely not great if you want to be discreet.
  • The velcro is kinda loud.
Domke F-5XB Camera Bag
  • The strap is comfortable. The grip works for me.
  • The strap has non slip rubber or something on one side, and is really comfortable.
  • The shoulder strap was comfortable.
  • I love this bag. The tan/brown color is perfect. The materials and stitching are tough.
  • The strap has a nice, slightly rubberized underside that keeps it from slipping.
Warranty / Certifications
Other Information
101.99 $
134.99 $

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